With nearly 61.29 mln tn (+2.5% year-on-year), containerised freight traffic accounted for over half of the Port of Antwerp’s cargo traffic during 2017’s first six months.
A total of 5,143,305 TEU were handled at Antwerp’s terminals in the reported period, an increase by 1.9% yoy.
Ro-ro traffic rose as well – by 9.2% yoy to 2.56 mln tn. The number of handled cars went up by 5.0% yoy to 651,363 units. Handlings of break-bulk advanced, too, by 13.0% yoy to over 5.37 mln tn.
The turnover of liquids also marked an increase – by 1.8% yoy to 36.04 mln tn.
Last but not least, dry bulk throughput rose as well – by 1.1% yoy to 6.12 mln tn.
Port of Antwerp